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of course, but let's start with katie and get you your back to work forecast. good morning. >> more sunshine on the way, guys, good morning, you know, not a terrible way to wake up when you know you have got this casino of weather to look ahead tonight just looks phenominal yet again today. so more of the same basically, but actually where our warmth will peak across the delaware valley. so as you might imagine, storm scan, it is still empty, folks. it will stay that way for yet another day. and actually, there is cold front on the way. but even that is not going to be bringing us any wet weather. just phenominal weather yet unfolding for our area, nice and clear, no worries. let's take you outside to the temperature change, real interesting, when you look at this, talking over the last 24 hours, how much warmer or colder it is. and isn't it interesting, that there are spots like the poconos, like the lehigh valley, like atlantic city, that are so much warmer, where you've actually gone into the negative here, nil verges ever so slightly cooler than it was this same time yesterday. that really gives you a send we have these very localized climates, more of southerly winds flow in ac, helping
temperatures to rebounds, more of the remote area out in the pinelands, helping the temperatures to drop. so it is just an interesting phenomenon that we have here in the delaware vale, such the micro climate type of weather that we've got to contend w for now, calm, collected everywhere, 50 degrees apiece, both ac, as well as in philadelphia, even flirting with 50 in mount pocono, of all places, so nice warm day that's on tap. and it is just little friendly suggestion, why not have lunch alfresco today? so-so nice. we jump ten solid degrees over theof is just three hours, we keep the wall-to-wall sunshine all day long, you can't beach this, meisha. >> you can't, it will be gorgeous, great tip, eat lunch outside. that will sounds wonderful. happy monday to you, this is where we had overnight construction, 422 eastbound between oaks and route 23. looking good in that area, new jersey, 42 and creek road, looking good there, clearly you can see a lot of headlight there. overall things holding steady. looking good.
ninety-five south ac add a any again still early. early risers out, there overall things looking really good. look how quiet it is getting, 995 north and 452, all the way up to the airport, basically what you are looking at, looking good. where we had some construction clear, downingtown, morgantown, again, left lane was block but it is all cleared. >> this link nerving delaware, construction route 896 southbound, denny road, light lane blocked, sound like it should can be should g lifting, make note of. that will we know mondays tend to get busy. we will will start to see volume levels start to increase now, though we've broken into the 5:00 hour, we can expect that, jim, over you. >> thanks so much, meisha a we learned overnight authority are being looking for third suspect wanted in the shooting of a philadelphia police officer last night. two suspect are already in custody. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo live at penn presbyterian medical center to bring us up to date on the investigation and the officer's condition. >> brooke, jim, good morning, that's right. two men now in custody and
philadelphia police are searching for a third suspect, involved in last night's altercation. meanwhile, here at penn presbyterian this morning, this officer who was shot is now recovering. he's list in the stable condition, although he lost a lot of blood, he is expected to survive. take a look at the video. this officer was shot right around 9:00 last night near the intersection of 59th and market street in west philadelphia. it all started when a woman flagged down 24 year old officer james mccullough and his partner. she told them two men were trying to steel her car. now, as the officers approached, the two suspect got out that far car and took off. police say officer mccullough tackled one of the men, was immediately shot in the leg. as that suspect ran away again, police say officer mccullough returned fire, shooting three times. now, those two suspect were eventually caught by other officers. officer mccullough meanwhile applied a torn kit to himself which helped save his live. take a listen. >> office remembers trained with tornquist, many of them,
and they have saved so many lives, the classic case would have been with the train derailment last year, widespread usage of it then, but they are using it rather frequently. so they're task with doing a lot of things now they weren't before. but in this instance, was able to help him, as well. >> philly police are just relieved that he's expected to make a full recovery. now, officer mccullough has been with the philadelphia police department for two years, and he also has a two year old daughter and is engaged. meanwhile again police is her clinic for that third suspect, he is described as having short dredlocks, and wearing a black hoodie, white emblem on the shoulder and white writing on the back. anyone with information is asked to call police. we are reporting live outside pen presbyterian this morning, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", jim, brooke, back into you. >> thanks very much, jan. >> knew this morning, search for gunman who shot three people in west oaklane early this morning. twenty-nine year old man in critical condition. and a 19 year old, and 35 year old, are both in stable
condition. the last two victims are being interviewed by detective. police say, the victims were taken to einstein hospital, by a private car. and that car also had bullet holes in it. >> police have identified the man accused of shooting and killing a four year old, in kensington. investigators say, maurice phillips shot the girl saturday, in a east mayfield street home. police say he told them it was an accident. at first he allegedly told investigators the girl's five year old sibling was playing with the gun when it went off. phillips now faces charges including third degree murder and inch volume un tear manslaughter. >> in other news, fire fight is her injured overnight, battling a house fire in upper darby. this is new video of the aftermath of the two alarm fire on ardmore avenue, we're told the house is under renovation, but investigators aren't sure what sparked the fire. one firefighter was treated for a sprained ankle. after a long political battle, medical marijuana now legal in pennsylvania. "eyewitness news" was in harrisburg, as governor tom
wolf signed the bill into law yesterday. the law covers 17 conditions that can be treated using medical marijuana including seizures, als, cancer and chronic pain. lawmakers expect it will take up to two years to implement a medical marijuana program. but, a provisional asked par don't use medical cannibis to treat kids foray proved conditions within a month. >> one of arrived co-cats posted she lost her son, so our heart are very heavy knowing if we didn't get here in time. >> pennsylvania is now the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana, but it is still illegal under federal law. >> well, athletes are getting ready to start the 120th annual boston marathon today. this is the third marathon since the 2013 bombings that killed three people and injured hundreds more. >> don champion live near the finish line in boston where run remembers preparing for tightened security this morning, good morning, don. >> reporter: yes, good
morning, bribing and jim. the marathon will get underway at 8: 50, this morning, about a million people will line the entire route and given the fact that the terrorist attacks in paris and brussels all happen within the past few months, police here are not letting their guard down today. on the eve of the iconic boston marathon, workers painted the symbolic blue line that guides runners to the finish line. along the 26.2-mile route, police will be forming a blue line of their own. >> we have a lot of undercover officers working the crowds. we have bomb sniffing dogs. any marathon, when you cover that amount of distance, unfortunately, you can never say the whole is secure. >> boston police commissioner ran the 2013 race, when two terrorists set off pressure cooker bombs near the finish line killing three people. patrick downs lost a leg in the bombing. today he'll run the marathon for the first time with his prosthetic leg, raising money for student with physical
disabilities along the way. >> we want to help to ensure that other people with disability are also celebrated, so the obstacles that they've overcome. >> many runners had to qualify, some same the way the city came together after the bombings inspired them to be here. >> it is because that happened, we're not going to stop. we're not going to stop running. that's not going to be the end of this race. >> richard crossed the finish line two minute before the bombing, and he says, today is about moving forward. >> let's celebrate the fact that we're alive, that we're running, and that there is more good in this world than evil. >> 30,000 run letters take part in the race. >> and just to gave you a idea of the security challenge that awaits boston police today, it is patriots day here in boston, huge celebrations all around, and the red sox will be playing before a crowd of about 40,000 people. about a mile away from here. jim, brooke, it is important to note, though, that
authorities say there is no actionable or credible threat against the marathon. >> very good to know. don, i know this year also marks the special anniversary for the women in the boston marathon. >> reporter: yes, it marks the 50th anniversary of the first woman completing the boston marathon back in 1966, bobby gibbs completed the marathon, and she actually did so by sneaking into the race by wearing her brother's shorts and hiding her ponytail in a hoodie. she will be serving as the grand marshall of the race today. get this, jim, brooke, more than 14,000 women will be running the marathon here today. >> oh, that's an awesome story. thanks a lot, don. >> any procrastinators out there? today is the last day to file your tax. >> well the irs expect more than 5 million returns will be filed just today, now, if you are still crunching the numbers, you have until midnight tonight to file or request six month extension. but remember, even if you ask for an extension, you still have to pay any taxes you owe by today.
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lesley van arsdall talked to the players about the adjustment they need to make. >> flyers back home tonight, hoping to get a much needed win against is her neice washington, the orange and black down two games already. and they've only managed one goal against braydon. the capitols are doing great job defensively keeping the flyers out of key scoring areas, that's going to need to change in game three, especially on the power play. >> we're zero and eight. but you know what, we did a lot of good things, a lot of scoring chances if you look at it, and moving the puck well. we're getting a chance. when it starts going in it, starts going on. >> too much on the perimeter, when you we get pucks, making it east r foy them, a lot of traffic there. so i think getting bodies, you know, swagger little bit will help. >> to baseball, phillies trying avoid the sweeps against washington, extra innings, jonathan papelbon to freddie galvis, all tied at two. not any more.
galvis dives one off the wall, enters belong owe, phillies win p-two in come back fashion. the met come to town tonight. that's all for sport, have a great day, go flyers. >> well, you can't ask for much better weather in april. >> absolutely, katie. it is the kind of day you will want to eat lunch outside, right? >> you said it, also, umbrellas, patio furniture, i think we'll see a lot of people out and about this afternoon taking advantage whatever looks to be absolutely gorgeous day. it might as well be memorial day, guys. this is a lot more reminiscent of monday may 30th of this year, when memorial day hit rather than what we are currently finding on the calendar. going outside, show you waist going on, we start things off with a look at "skycam 3", overlooking bethlehem, across northampton county there is scene take friend hotel bethlehem. mountain off in the distance, there next to the maps here, take a look at storm scan3 which at this point is still empty. however, i do have to show this frontal boundary beginning to drop south. it is still cold enough across southeastern canada, to
produce even little snow and ice. now, way too warm here for. that will even that said, not going to see any precipitation out of this, which we'll explain. but you can sort of see what's happening here, entire eastern third of the united state has been totally clear and dry, because of it huge area of low pressure or rather high pressure that's been locked in place. so, the storminess, back to the southern planes, has been pretty noticeable, certainly very dominant, across that region over the course of the weaken, but now we start to see the high sort of get broken down. >> this area of low pressure will eventually move n takes couple of days to get here. but his high will get broken down, that means, gorgeous sunny stretch comes to end. as we heard from leslie of course the mets are in town here tonight, perfect, baseball weather, 71, light wind, still sunny, you cannot beat that. and we look forward in the forecast little cooler tomorrow still above average, with the front coming through dry, and by wednesday, hey, actually seasonable for a change, up to 64, sunshine, meisha? >> we are getting spoiled with the 78 today. wow. thanks, katie. good morning, everyone, happy
monday to you, the schuylkill taillights moving in the eastbound direction, you can see, looking good here, steady in the eastbound direction, westbound looks nice and quiet. this is before the blue route, this is exactly what we want to see on what we know will be a busy monday morning. the vine at 95, casino of birds eye view for those of you on 95 moving out of the schuylkill, looking good. we look at this picture, kind of gives you overview whatever we are looking at so far this morning. in the 5:00 hour. on a busy monday, and overall, things are actually looking real nice this morning. boulevard, headlights moving in the southbound direction, at fox street, this is another area where i can keep my eye on looking good, both directions bayly anywhere we look this morning is looking pretty good. i want to draw your attention to line painting project might slow you down. so take note of this. what we've got going on, just between 99:00 and 3:00 p.m. so today, tomorrow, between nine a.m. and 3:00 p.m., it will be the blue route between the turnpike and nine # a, that entire stretch, use caution there, then wednesday, through friday, it is going to be the schuylkill, and then on friday it will be the vine. so you certainly want it drive
with caution as we are going to be having some wet paint out there. make note of. that will and some construction delaware, route 896 southbound near denny road. right lane blocked until about 5:30, jim, brooke, back to you. >> thank you so much, meisha a well, rescue efforts continue in ecuador this morning after powerful earthquake kills more than 200 people. five people including two children were recently pulled from the rubble. the 7.8 quake was centered about 100 miles northwest of keith owe. correspondent manuel with more on rescue operations. >> near the epi-center in the pacific town, rescuers dug through crumbled concrete, only to find lifeless bodies. the quake also claimed lives about 85 miles south in the coastal city of mana. desperate worker tries sticking, dig withing his bear hands, to find survivors. three are alive, and a girl is dead, he said. onlookers cheered as this teenager was pulled from a crushed hotel in the city.
this appears to be the moment the quake hit. customers in this store in quito panicked, it knocked items off the shelves being took out electricity saturday night. as far as 150 miles south of the epi-center the powerful quake called buildings and roads in the city thereto collapse. first responders search for survivors after highway overpass buckled, flattening cars. ecuador deployed thousands of soldiers to help people like vanessa santos. she says her sister, sister-in-law, and nephew, were killed. manuel, cbs news, dallas. >> meanwhile in japan, us troops are a significance disaster relief efforts following two big quakes there. you can see survivors being rescued in this video from the southern part of the country. the earthquakes killed more than 40 people, and injured 1500 other.
>> now, for a look at newspaper headlines from across our region. >> from the pages of the burlington county times, the burlington county prosecutor's office held 5k run and sunset candlelight vigil at smithville park in honor of victims every crime. events capped off national crime victims rights week, which raised awareness about the impact of victimization and support services available to victims. >> there is a five day series in the intelligence err. shining a light on substance abuse recovery houses. reporters investigated the absence of government regulations and oversight, plus, they looked at the crucial role these group homes play in making the transition from addiction treatment, back into the community. >> in the bucks county courier times, hatfield couple celebrates their 80 wedding anniversary, harvey and may craft god hitched 80 years ago today, the couple honeymooned in philadelphia. the cost that far trip, seven bucks. when speaking about the secrets of life-long marriage, harvey's advice was simple:
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father into police. katie? >> and jim, fabulous really is the word to describe a day like this, another bright sunny day, just how warm does it get today is where we peak with the warmth, so we will be talking temperatures coming up. >> and, hopefully the commute will be as good as the weather, katie. meisha will let you know about any early slow spots this monday morning. stay with us. fodeveloping drugs
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. >> philadelphia police officer survives after getting shot in the leg. we'll show you what we know about the man police are looking for right now. good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan. update on how the officer doing in just a minute, but first, here's what you need to know today. it is your morning minute. >> dangerous city, a lot of guns out there. >> philadelphia police officer has a brush with death, when he is shot in the line every taught. >> i two people are in custody this morning, and now philadelphia police say they're searching for a third suspect,. >> this is huge, i mean, this could potentially save his life and the lives of so many children. medical marijuana now legal, in